This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: The novel begins with the last race of a horse called Man 'o War, also known as Big Red. Mr. Riddle's decision to retire Big Red at his peak is met with protest by the horse's fans. The objective of this lesson is to examine Mr. Riddle's decision to retire Big Red and how that decision affects the rest of the story.
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